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sonnen & Wasatch Group Launch Largest Residential Virtual Power Plant — 12.6 MWh

August 27th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

A new community of apartments in Herriman, Utah is being built from the ground up with a next generation energy storage system thanks to 12.6 megawatt-hours of sonnen's ecoLinx battery systems. The new system will aggregate the energy storage and power output capabilities of 600 of sonnen's 20 kWh ecoLinx intelligent energy storage units installed across the community into a single virtual power plant


Tesla’s Master Plan Is Working

August 9th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

Last month, Viv on Twitter gave us a beautiful visual reminder of the Tesla Master Plan, and showed us in the video how the plan is now actually in action and is working


Tesla Energy Goes Mega

July 29th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Less than two years ago, Tesla built and installed the world’s largest lithium-ion battery in Hornsdale, South Australia, using Tesla Powerpack batteries. Since then, the facility saved nearly $40 million in its first year alone and helped to stabilize and balance the region’s unreliable grid


Sodium-Ion Battery Research Shows Promising Results

July 25th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology report improved performance of sodium ion batteries by using copper sulfide electrodes. A five year useful life is now possible, they say.


Our New Tesla Myths Page

June 23rd, 2019 | by Vijay Govindan

As part of my efforts to fight untrue Tesla myths, I recently engaged the Tesla community to create a Tesla Myth Busters FAQ page. I sent out a call to “assemble a full-fledged myth-busting campaign,” and people responded. We simply want to set the record straight regarding various Tesla myths. Thanks to the Tesla community who heeded my call, this first draft was produced in just four days, which is astonishing and wonderful when you think about it


Curtailment Is The Easy Answer

June 15th, 2019 | by Barry A.F.

In a recent article, we found that curtailment of renewables may be cheaper than grid scale energy storage. Sometimes, the [&hellip


When Will Renewable Energy Prices Stop Dropping?

June 15th, 2019 | by George Harvey

Some people have asked when the prices will stop falling. Their understanding is that the decline in price really is unpredictable, and they believe that no definitive answer can be made about what source of energy will be least expensive in the future. In some important ways, they are wrong. The declines are predictable, to a degree


How To Watch Tesla’s Annual Shareholder’s Meeting Live (June 11th, 2:30pm Pacific)

June 11th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

This afternoon at 2:30pm Pacific Standard Time, Tesla will hold its annual shareholder meeting. Expect to hear updates from company leadership, including Elon Musk, on the latest and greatest public-facing data about the company. They typically provide a business update, a look at the financials for the past year, as well as provide a look into the future at what shareholders can expect from the company in the year ahead



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